Monday, March 4 2013 11:22 AM EST2013-03-04 16:22:25 GMT
(WMC-TV) – The family of Marco McMillian, the recently murdered Clarksdale, Mississippi, mayoral candidate, is speaking out. In a newly released statement, they're sharing what they know about how he died. TheMore >>
In a newly released statement, the family of Marco McMillian, the murdered mayoral candidate, is sharing what they know about how he died. More >>
Thursday, February 28 2013 4:17 PM EST2013-02-28 21:17:42 GMT
(WMC-TV) – Only on 5, the other driver in a crash involving a dead North Mississippi candidate's car reveals for the first time what he saw that day. The driver said he had no idea that this car crashMore >>
Only on 5, the other driver in a crash involving a dead North Mississippi candidate's car reveals for the first time what he saw that day.More >>
Wednesday, February 27 2013 10:19 PM EST2013-02-28 03:19:19 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Marco McMillian interacted with brothers around the world as a past international executive director of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. That included past president of the Memphis alumni chapter. "HeMore >>
Marco McMillian interacted with brothers around the world as a past international executive director of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.More >>
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - The man accused of murdering a Clarksdale, Mississippi mayoral candidate faced a judge for the first time Monday morning.
Lawrence Reed told Shelby County Judge Louis Montesi he was not going to challenge his extradition back to Coahoma County, Mississippi where he faces murder charges.
The 22-year-old suspect faced the judge with a sling still around his arm. He was taken to the hospital after police say he crashed Marco McMillian's SUV Tuesday. The next day, McMillian's body was found.
Reed told the judge Monday that he did not have an attorney. He will now go back to Coahoma County to face murder charges.
Last Thursday, the Coahoma County Sheriff's Department charged Lawrence Reed with murder.
Marco McMillian's family is now speaking out, sharing what they know about how McMillian died.
In a prepared statement emailed to Action News 5 Sunday night, family members said, "We know that Marco was brutally murdered. His body was found on Wednesday, February 26th, 2013 beaten, dragged, and burned (set afire). We feel this was not a random act of violence based on the condition of the body when it was found. Marco, nor anyone, should have their lives end in this manner."
Coahoma County authorities have not told Action News 5 exactly when Lawrence Reed will be taken back to Mississippi to face those murder charges.
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:22:45 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Katelyn Beard's body was found during a search by local law enforcement Tuesday morning. More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:28:36 GMT
The search is over for the missing Mississippi 17-year-old at the center of the weekend Amber Alert. Katelyn Beard's body was found Tuesday before noon, off of Darden road, near the scene of a morningMore >>
The coroner said her body had been dumped for at least two days, and she was shot in the head.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:50:53 GMT
Firefighters are working a fatal fire at a home located at 507 Vancleave Avenue in Ocean Springs Tuesday afternoon. Officials say at least one person is confirmed dead. WLOX News crews are on the scene.More >>
Firefighters are working a fatal fire at a home located at 507 Vancleave Avenue in Ocean Springs Tuesday afternoon.More >>